Material Culture in Europe and China, 1400-1800. The Rise of Consumerism.
Basingstoke. Macmillan. 1997. ix + 279pp, index, bibliography, notes, hardback in very good condition. "This book reinterprets the rise of consumerism in terms of interaction between Europe and China 1400-1800. In particular, it examines the intellectual foundations of consumerism in food, dress, shelter, utilities, information and symbolism. It highlights consumerism..... More